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June 6th, 2010 - 2:33 pm § in KRG

My Decision Not to Run for a Leadership Post in the PUK

Today I officially decided that I will not be running for a leadership position in the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan’s (PUK) 3rd Congress. While I am proud to be the son of Jalal Talabani, and the Grandson of Ibrahim Ahmed, the PUK has never been, nor will it ever be a family run party.  Although [...]

June 5th, 2010 - 3:08 pm § in KRG

The Story of a Party Congress and the Female Royal Physician of Korea’s Joseon Dynasty

The city of Sulaimani, in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq is currently a-buzz with political maneuverings and party politics.  Such is the norm during any political party convention; and it’s certainly the case at the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan’s (PUK) 3rd General Congress (Convention) What make[...]